Suffolk Food and Drink Awards

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You have until December 1 to nominate your favourite pubs, cafes, restaurants, chefs and shops.

Wright's in Bury St Edmunds is a brand new venture from the same team behind the cheese toastie stall on the town's market.

The owner of Benedicts in Norwich is to star in a brand new series from Food Network UK.

Whether you're trying to cut down on your meat intake or you're a die-hard vegan, there have never been so many places to eat plant-based food in the east. We've rounded up a selection of favourites from Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

The business near Ipswich has a retro/vintage feel making it the ideal place to turn back the clock with a bit of cake nostalgia.

People flocked in their thousands to a major Suffolk food event held over the last weekend in September - despite dire weather predictions.

You can try over 12 types of sausage at this year's event on October 13, and cast your vote to decide which banger is the best.

Simply Spuds offers a more nutritious alternative to fast food with its properly cooked jacket potatoes and homemade fillings.

EriVica Cakes in Hadleigh has found a delicious way to reduce its food waste

The no added sugar, low sat, gluten and dairy-free dishes include jerk chicken curry and Moroccan lamb meatballs.

For special occasion bubbles you don't really need to look further than where you live, with some superb award-winning wines made right here in the East of England.

The festival returns this weekend and you can buy award-winning cheese, brownies, salted honey caramels, locally-produced wines and more

A pub has launched what is probably one of the biggest Sunday lunches in the county - perfect for families to enjoy together. But what's it like? We found out.

Stansted passengers have surrendered 15 tonnes of food and toiletries over the last two years at airport security.


Our food and drink editor makes succulent cevapi kebabs with ajvar, a chicken braise filled with honey, wine and dried fruit, and an unusual dip.

Cole's has been making them for 80 years. Here are some Christmas puddings past and present. What's your favourite?

This weekend's Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival has been listed among the best in Europe.

Pump Street Bakery in Orford have opened a paradise for chocoholics visiting the village.

A new dish devised in Suffolk is poised to make its mark on Indian food menus across the world.

Wooster's Bakery has just opened in the town selling its much-loved pastries, breads and cakes.


Our food and drink editor visited this long-standing favourite Ipswich restaurant to see if it still cuts the mustard.

Nicola Warren has a nourishing lunch with her family at the café which opened earlier this year.

Is the review platform still serving the purpose it set out for or is it becoming a sounding board for those with alternative motives. We speak to four business owners who've been negatively impacted by the site.

Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited the recently-re-opened Fox at Bulmer Tye for a late Saturday lunch. Here's what they made of it.

Our reviewer Emily Cashen headed down to this popular vegan café for a spot of plant-based lunch. Here's what she made of it…

Nicola Warren checks out the ultimate vegan burger and more at town centre deli.

Farmers fear they could face restrictions on irrigating their crops next year as lack of rain puts East Anglia's supplies under pressure.

Mark Heath and wife Liz headed to the Folk Cafe in Fornham, near Bury St Edmunds, for a Thursday lunch. Here's what they made of it...

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